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Skill development training commences

CHURACHANDPUR | Jan 28 A 15-day intensive skill and entrepreneurship development training for unemployed youth on poultry farming and construction, painting and decoration was inaugurated today at NESEED Training Center, Tuibong Churachandpur. Altog.....

Loree Kaju Luita Phanit 2019 begins

UKHRUL | Jan 28 The seed sowing festival of Loree Kaju locally known as "Luita Phanit", one of the most important festival of Raphei area kick-start today. Traditionally, this festival marks the beginning of a new year. President Tangkhul Naga Long .....

Former Minister D.P. Panmei laid to rest, condolence messages pour in

TAMENGLONG | Jan 28 After much grief and sadness, former minister Dingakthui Phianrongdiyang Panmei was finally laid to rest at his Tamenglong Ward No. 6 residence today. Pastor of Town Baptist Church Tamenglong, Rev Dr. Namsadai Kahmei performed the l.....

AMGSU conference culminates in style

KANGPOKPI | Jan 28 The two-day long All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union (AMGSU) 52nd Annual General Conference at Charhajare in Kangpokpi District concluded today with felicitations, thanks giving, discussions on various important issues of the Gorkhas .....

Kangpokpi chiefs call off 24-hour bandh

KANGPOKPI | Jan 28 The Kangpokpi Block Chiefs’ Association (KBCA) proposed 24-hour bandh from 6 pm of January 28 till 6 pm of January 29 over MGNREGA issue within Kangpokpi, Champhai and Tujang Vaichong Block has been called off after assurance from th.....

Ukhrul celebrates Republic Day amidst boycott

Bandh supporters burn tyres and blocking road at different polaces in Ukhrul

UKHRUL| JAN 27 Just like in the rest of the country, Ukhrul also celebrated the 70th Republic Day of India at Bakshi Ground, Ukhrul district, amidst the boycott called by All Hunphun Tang Association (AHTA) and Tangkhul Katamnao Saklong (TKS) amongst o.....

48 hours bandh on Imphal-Jiribam and Jiribam-Tipaimukh roads called off: AJTU

From Our Correspondent JIRIBAM| Jan 27 The 48 hours bandh of Imphal-Jiribam and Jiribam-Tipaimukh roads imposed by All Jiribam Tribal Union (AJTU), Jiribam and Tribal Civil Society Organisations (TCSO) and scheduled to commence from the midnight of .....

Indian government failed to respect UN declaration: AIPPC

JIRIBAM| Jan 27 The Assam Indigenous Peoples Protection Committee (AIPPC) organised its 1st Convention on January 27 Sunday at Modhurapol, Rongpur at Silchar in Assam. The convention was mainly focused on discussions on the disputed Citizenship (Ame.....

MCM asks landowners to mark and fence their properties

IMPHAL | Jan 27 Meitei Council Moreh (MCM) has informed landowners of the Meitei community residing in Moreh to take measurement their properties and start construction of houses or fencings. A release stated there have been several issues regarding.....

First-ever Republic Day Celebration held at Samulamlan sub-division

By Alex Guite CHURACHANDPUR| JAN 27 Samulamlan, said to be the oldest TD block and presently the youngest sub-division of Churachandpur district after its upgradation on April 14, 2015 by the then CM of the State, O. Ibobi Singh, witnessed Republic .....

AMGSU 59th annual general conference kicks off

KANGPOKPI | Jan 27 The 59th Annual General Conference of All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union (AMGSU) begins today at Charhajare in Kangpokpi district. Vice chairman, Manipur state disaster management authority, Adim Pamei, who is also the national pr.....

Kangpokpi chiefs clarifies to continue bandh over MNGREGA issue

KANGPOKPI | Jan 27 The Kangpokpi Block Chiefs’ Association has clarified that the decision to impose the 24-hour bandh was taken in a joint meeting with various chiefs of Kangpokpi at Kangpokpi Town Community Hall not with the Kangpokpi Town Committee .....

Kangpokpi chiefs call 24 hour bandh over MGNREGA

KANGPOKPI| Jan 25 Chiefs of Kangpokpi have decided to impose a 24-hour bandh within Kangpokpi, Champhai and T. Waichong block in Kangpokpi District from 6:00 pm of January 28 to 6:00 pm of January 29 in protest against the release of negligible funds u.....

Ukhrul District Food Festival concludes

UKHRUL| Jan 25 The three-day ‘Ukhrul District Food Festival 2019’, organised by Ukhrul Hills Development Foundation (UHDF) in association with Mikpingla Industries and sponsored by North Eastern Council (NEC), Shillong, concluded today at TNL Ground, U.....

‘If dutiful officials are not posted at Jiribam, MSPDCL’s office will be shut down’

JIRIBAM| Jan 24 Leaders of Meira Paibi lups of Jiribam have questioned the reasons why diligent and hardworking officials cannot be deployed in the district while also warning that if the transfer orders of manager, Manipur State Power Distribution Com.....

Training on knowledge management and digital inclusion held

UKHRUL | Jan 24 A training programme on Knowledge Management and Digital Inclusion was held today at Elrey Conference Hall, Ukhrul was held today. The training programme was organised by North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCO.....

Pongal festival celebrated in Moreh

Y. Khemchand and Th. Shyamkumar during Pongal festival at Moreh

Pongal sports prize distribution ceremony held along with inauguration of Tamil Sangam office MOREH| Jan 24 The post-harvest festival of the Tamils, popularly known as Pongal was also celebrated at Moreh Town. Organised by Tamil Sangam, Moreh the .....

National Girl Child Day observed at CCpur

National Girl Child Day observed at CCpur

CHURACHANDPUR| Jan 24 ‘National Girl Child Day 2019’ observations were held today at District Training Centre, Tuibong, organised by the District Administration, Churachandpur. The observation was attended by assistant commissioner (Department of Ta.....

AR provides metal water pipe line for Tuijang village

CHURACHANDPUR| Jan 24 Churachandpur Battalion, Assam Rifles today fulfilled its long-awaited promise of providing metal water pipe line for Tuijang Village located in the suburbs of Churachandpur town. Commandant 25 Assam AR, colonel Mithun R Shetty.....

Phunchung wins 1st Inter Village Volley Ball Championship

CHANDEL | Jan 24 The Phunchung Youth Club defeated Lamkang Khunjai on Thursday to win the 1st Inter Village Volley Ball Championship organized by the Duthang Youth Club at the Indoor Stadium, Chandel. The winner walked away with a cash prize of Rs. .....

Sysa sport begins

JIRIBAM | Jan 24 Like every year, the 29th SYSA Super Knockout Tournament 2019 organised by Southern Youth Sport Association (SYSA) kicked off today with Ramgaizang Village Cachar, Assam as the host village at 11:30 am. In the opening ceremony of th.....

Ward No 11, 14 wins, Ward No 10 held Ward No 4

KANGPOKPI | Jan 25 Ward No. 11 registered a narrow 1-0 win over Ward No. 2(A2) in the first match of the ongoing 15th Kanggui Inter Ward Tournament 2019 at M. Thomas Ground Kangpokpi today. Lamgoulal’s late goal in the 55th minutes gave Ward No.11 i.....

Badminton court inaugurated at Keithelmanbi

KANGPOKPI | Jan 24 A Badminton Court was inaugurated at Maj. Pagin Kipgen Memorial Community Hall at Keithelmanbi Military Colony in Champhai Sub Division of Kangpokpi District yesterday. The Badminton Court constructed by Badminton Club Keithelmanb.....

First Major Bob Khathing Football Baby League to be held

UKHRUL| Jan 24 The 27 Assam Rifles under the aegis of 10 Sector, Somsai will be observing the 107th birth anniversary of Major Bob Khathing at Ukhrul Headquarter. This year, the celebration will kick-start on February 15, with the first ever Major Bob .....

AHTA calls for boycott of Republic Day celebration at Ukhrul

UKHRUL| Jan 23 All Hunphun Tang Association (AHTA), a conglomeration of 27 localities within the jurisdiction of Hunphun and Hungpung Village, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) Committee, has called for boycott of the .....

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CM hands over rescued Nepalese nationals to Nepali Embassy

CM hands over rescued Nepalese nationals to Nepali Embassy

‘We were brought with promises of getting jobs abroad’ IMPHAL | Feb 17 A total of 179 rescued victims of human trafficking, who have been identified as Nepalese nationals, have left Manipur today. Chief minister, N. Biren handed them over to offici.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Jugindro expelled from MPP, Apabi appointed as new president

MPP newly apointed president, Laikhuram Apabi Singh briefing to media

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Manipur People’s Party president, Oinam Jugindro was expelled from the ordinary post of the party today and party central committee appointed Laikhuram Apabi Singh as the new president. During a press conference held today at Manipur.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ethnic communities need unity to bring a peaceful Manipur: Adim

Adim Pamei speaks during the function

IMPHAL | Feb 17 “Ethnic communities have different forms of culture and traditions but there is a need to bring the thought of oneness among them to bring a peaceful society.” Vice chairperson of Manipur State Disaster Management Authority (MSDMA), .....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

EEVFAM seeks initiation of criminal proceeding

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Extrajudicial Execution Victims’ Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) along with Athokpam Tampha, wife of victim Athokpam Angousana Meitei, filed a case before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Thoubal yesterday seeking initiation of crim.....

STDCM set to organise mass rally on March 3

Members of STDCM during press conference

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Condemning the state government for delaying the demand of inclusion of Meetei or Meitei in Schedule Tribe list, Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (STDCM) is all set for a mass rally on March 3. In today’s press conference hel.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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